Archive for October, 2010
A PSA for weather forecasters, city officials, and the media.
Posted by chicagosean on October 28th, 2010 at 1:07 pm, Comments: 0
- Okay, we get it. We know that if a big storm hits without any type of warning from the weather forecasters that everyone will [...]
WOULD WELCOME A PAUSE IN THIS RALLY
Posted by chicagosean on October 26th, 2010 at 10:25 am, Comments: 0
I’m into the seventh week of my dance with weekly options in what I’ve dubbed my Absolute Alpha trading strategy which utilizes weekly options in [...]
DESPITE A FACE FOR RADIO, I’M INTERVIEWED ON ABNORMAL RETURNS TV
Posted by chicagosean on October 22nd, 2010 at 9:07 am, Comments: 0
Hamming it up Last night, I had the humbling opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Tadas Viskanta from StockTwits’ Abnormal Returns for a segment on [...]
IT’S COLD OUTSIDE, COME ON "INSIDE" $study
Posted by chicagosean on October 21st, 2010 at 10:58 am, Comments: 0
I’ve been a Wall Street outsider for the majority of my career. However, thanks to the fine folks at StockTwits, I’ve been able to build [...]
IN TRADING, TIME DOES NOT ALWAYS EQUAL MONEY
Posted by chicagosean on October 17th, 2010 at 10:28 pm, Comments: 0
Almost two weeks ago, Charles Kirk of The Kirk Report conducted an amazing interview with Howard Lindzon of Stocktwits. This is not a review of [...]
Chicago: The Derivatives Capital of the World. A Brief Tour.
Posted by chicagosean on October 15th, 2010 at 12:26 pm, Comments: 0
WELCOME TO CHICAGO * * * * Taken yesterday aboard my buddy Captain Ron’s boat Chicago, IL. The City of Broad Shoulders. The Windy City. [...]
MORE ABOUT TRADERS WHO TWEET
Posted by chicagosean on October 11th, 2010 at 10:02 pm, Comments: 0
John Zirgaitis: There until the end. RIP. Crain’s Chicago Business ran an article in this week’s issue titled: “Tweeting traders in the virtual pit” (click [...]
THE COLLEGE BUBBLE. A BETTER IDEA?
Posted by chicagosean on October 8th, 2010 at 2:49 pm, Comments: 0
I’ve been having a discussion with a reporter who is doing a story on people making a decision whether or not to spend $200K on [...]
DEAR FEDERAL RESERVE (a modest request)
Posted by chicagosean on October 8th, 2010 at 1:11 pm, Comments: 0
Dear Federal Reserve – In your ongoing efforts to save the American economy via cash printing and all sorts of easy money, would it be [...]
TRADING LESS, EARNING MORE.
Posted by chicagosean on October 5th, 2010 at 8:51 pm, Comments: 0
One of the unfortunate and unintended side affects of trading less has been less frequent blog posts recently. Perhaps my fascination with applying minimalism to [...]
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- Excerpt From My Daily Journal Entry
- An Absolute Economic, Societal, and Political Homerun
- The Market is Rigged!!!!!
- There is no script. Be in this moment. Trading is Improvising.
- Why I’ve Been Repeating Myself Every Morning… It’s a Bull Market, You Know!
- Living in a High Frequency World
- A Correction From Here Would Be Too Obvious
- Yeah, I said it…
- Annual Targets Have Been Hit, Take The Rest of the Year Off. Or Not…
- THIS Is What Makes A Market